Johan de Nysschen unapologetically challenged leadership and the Cadillac team, while drawing the ire of many U.S. dealers with his ambitious -- and contentious -- Project Pinnacle plan to overhaul the brand and its retailers.
Johan de Nysschen, the ousted head of Cadillac who helped Volkswagen AG's Audi brand achieve U.S. prominence a decade ago and later steered Infiniti, has been one of the auto industry's most outspoken executives. Here's a look at some of his memorable quotes through the years.
Cadillac's long-awaited compact crossover will be priced from $35,790, including destination. Cadillac is among the last major luxury brands to join the compact luxury crossover segment, which grew nearly 6 percent in 2017 and is dominated by the Lexus NX, Acura RDX, Mercedes-Benz GLC and BMW X3.